Television Technology Demystified

A Non-technical Guide

Author: Aleksandar Louis Todorović

Publisher: Focal Press

ISBN: 0240806840

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 271

View: 3090

Television production technology for the non-engineer.
Posted in Performing Arts

Television Technology Demystified

A Non-technical Guide

Author: Aleksandar Louis Todorovic

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136068546

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

View: 5721

"Television Technology Demystified" is written for non-technical television production professionals. Journalists, program producers, camera persons, editors, and other television professionals need to know how equipment works, which performance levels are achievable, how to evaluate the technical quality of picture and sound, and other aspects of production; this book presents these and other essential concepts in a simple and non-mathematical way. Aleksandar-Louis Todorovic, a highly respected and well-known figure in the broadcasting community, has succeeded in making complex technology understandable.
Posted in Performing Arts

Video Demystified

A Handbook for the Digital Engineer

Author: Keith Jack

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080553958

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 944

View: 6377

What doesn't have a video component nowadays? IPod, cell phone, computer, they all have video. And, of course, television which is a major source of our entertainment and information. Any engineer involved in designing, manufacturing, or testing video electronics needs this book! Each edition of Video Demystified has sold thousands of copies and answered many questions for electrical engineers across the globe. This fifth edition will keep the engineer up-to-date with next-generation digital video formats - Blu-ray and HD-DVD, development of new audio and video codecs - Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, etc. - along with the all the latest information on HDTV, HDMI and IPTV(TV over the Internet). All broadcast, cable, and satellite standards will be updated to reflect these new codecs and specifications. The book will also aid in the design of devices and infrastructures from analog to digital television transmission - with analog transmission ceasing in early 2009 or before. *The next generation of digital video - Blu-ray and HD-DVD thoroughly introduced *All broadcast and satellite standards completely updated *Essential information for the upcoming transition of television signals from analog to digital
Posted in Technology & Engineering

The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise

SOA, BPM, and Web Services in Professional Media Systems

Author: John Footen,Joey Faust

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136031863

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

View: 3875

Companies worldwide are rapidly adopting Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), a design methodology used to connect systems as services, and Business Process Management (BPM), the art of orchestrating these services. Media organizations from news organizations to music and media download services to movie studios are adapting to SOA-style architectures, but have run into roadblocks unique to the media and entertainment industry. These challenges include incorporating real-time data, moving large amounts of data at one time, non-linearity and flexibility for workflow, and unique metrics and data gathering. The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise details the challenges and presents solutions for media technology professionals. By addressing both the IT and media aspects, it helps individuals improve current enterprise technologies and operations.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Call Center Technology Demystified

The No-nonsense Guide to Bridging Customer Contact Technology, Operations and Strategy

Author: Lori Bocklund,Dave Bengtson

Publisher: ICMI Press (International Customer Management Institute)

ISBN: 9780970950789

Category: Call centers

Page: 381

View: 9257

Call Center Technology Demystified clarifies the sometimes complex and often confusing array of technologies that enable call center success. This book will lead you through the labyrinth of customer contact technology jargon, common misperceptions and marketing hype to help you align technology with business needs and optimize your technology investments
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Unicode Demystified

A Practical Programmer's Guide to the Encoding Standard

Author: Richard Gillam

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780201700527

Category: Computers

Page: 853

View: 6861

Unicode provides a unique number for every character a computer deals with, no matter what platform, what program or what language. This text provides a hands-on programmer's guide to Unicode. It offers specific guidance on integrating Unicode with other technologies, including Java.
Posted in Computers

Web Analytics Demystified

A Marketer's Guide to Understanding how Your Web Site Affects Your Business

Author: Eric T. Peterson

Publisher: Ingram

ISBN: 9780974358420

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 240

View: 2059

Posted in Business enterprises

Technical Math Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007149202X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 412

View: 2632

Here is a complete self-teaching guide for anyone needing knowledge of math as it applies to engineering and technical fields.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

C++ Demystified

Author: Jeff Kent

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071469966

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 8972

Minimal technical jargon, step-by-step discussions, and quizzes at the end of each chapter make this an easy-to-understand guide to C++ programming. Quickly learn what a programming language is and the anatomy of C++, then jump right into creating your own programs with expert guidance. Discover functions, objects, compilers, linkers, and much more along the way. For the fast and easy way to understanding the fundamentals of C++, this is the resource you need.
Posted in Computers

The LMS Guidebook

Learning Management Systems Demystified

Author: Steve Foreman

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 1607281651

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 5342

Select, Implement, and Operate the Perfect LMS If you need to manage training and education programs for employees, customers, or students, you need an LMS. Don’t waste time and money picking the wrong one. The LMS Guidebook gets to the core of what an LMS does and how it works. This book tackles the urgent challenges you will face when putting an LMS in place: Which features are must-haves? What standards should your LMS comply with to mesh with your other technology systems? How do you migrate existing learning data into your new LMS? How can you ensure an uneventful rollout? Not all LMS products will meet your needs. E-learning consultant Steve Foreman offers a broad view of the LMS categories and features so you can ask better questions of vendors and evaluate their products. He then turns to implementation and operation, offering in-depth guidance on how to establish appropriate standards, processes, and governance that will have your LMS running smoothly. Whether you’re on the instructional or technical side of the LMS, you can make the job of selecting and managing one less painful by following the proven practices in this book.
Posted in Business & Economics

Signals & Systems Demystified

Author: David McMahon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071712224

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 302

View: 1952

The fast and easy way to learn signals and systems Get a working knowledge of signal processing and systems--even if you don't have formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. Signals and Systems Demystified offers an effective, illuminating, and entertaining way to learn this essential electrical engineering subject. First, you'll learn methods used to calculate energy and power in signals. Next, you'll study signals in the frequency domain using Fourier analysis. Other topics covered include amplitude, frequency, and phase modulation, spectral analysis, convolution, the Laplace transform, and the z-transform. Packed with hundreds of sample equations and explained solutions, and featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will teach you the fundamentals of signals and systems in no time at all. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Signals and Systems Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex subject. This hands-on, self-teaching text offers: An easy way to understand signal processing and systems Hundreds of worked examples with solutions A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A final exam at the end of the book No unnecessary technical jargon A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work!
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Interactive Television Demystified

Author: Jerry C. Whitaker

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780071363259

Category: Computers

Page: 273

View: 696

The first-ever, fact-filled introduction to the brave new world of interactive TV: what it is, its services, and the across-the-board impact on television, cable, and computer industries. It covers the basic standards. Offers state-of-the-art coverage of interactive TV business models, the hype and reality of media convergence, TV datacasting, PC-based receivers and other smart appliances, case histories, and more.
Posted in Computers

Competition Demystified

A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy

Author: Bruce C. Greenwald,Judd Kahn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101218433

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 1664

Bruce Greenwald, one of the nation?s leading business professors, presents a new and simplified approach to strategy that cuts through much of the fog that has surrounded the subject. Based on his hugely popular course at Columbia Business School, Greenwald and his coauthor, Judd Kahn, offer an easy-to-follow method for understanding the competitive structure of your industry and developing an appropriate strategy for your specific position. Over the last two decades, the conventional approach to strategy has become frustratingly complex. It?s easy to get lost in a sophisticated model of your competitors, suppliers, buyers, substitutes, and other players, while losing sight of the big question: Are there barriers to entry that allow you to do things that other firms cannot?
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IPTV Crash Course

Author: Joseph W. Weber,Tom Newberry

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007226392X

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 3715

IPTV is the technology used on the wildly popular video iPods.
Posted in Computers

Forex DeMYSTiFieD: A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: David Borman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071828532

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 1956

The quick and easy guide to profiting in the WORLD'S LARGEST MARKET! When you read about forex, does it seem like a foreign language to you? Get going in one of today's hottest markets with this comprehensive, plain-language guide. Forex DeMYSTiFieD illuminates the key concepts you need to know and explains how to utilize them in the real world. It teaches you how currency trading and overall investing relate and the role of forex in international business and the corporate world. This self-teaching guide explains everything in easy-to-understand terms and proven methods. It presents numerous examples and exercises to illustrate the investing techniques that work best. With chapter-ending quizzes, and final exam questions, Forex DeMYSTiFieD is the only book you need to get started in--and start profiting from--one of the world's biggest financial markets. This self-teaching guide provides everything you need to: Understand core currency trading concepts Predict currency movements with fundamental and technical analysis Develop your own risk/reward tolerance Financially and emotionally prepare to trade in the forex market Simple enough for a novice but challenging enough for an experienced investor, Forex DeMYSTiFieD helps you make the most of your money while keeping it out of harm's way.
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IP Telephony Demystified

Author: Ken Camp

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071406703

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 7458

Describes the history, intrigue, performance and quality, and future of IP telephony services.
Posted in Computers

Options DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Author: Thomas McCafferty

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071751017

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 7228

In good times and bad, you need to know your OPTIONS Market volatility is at a record high, which has investors running scared. You don't have to be one of them. Whether your goal is to protect your money in a downturn or profit handsomely from an upturn, trading options is the answer. Options DeMYSTiFieD reveals why today’s smartest investors rely on the versatility of the options marketplace--and how you can, too! With its quick, snappy explanations and easy-to-understand examples, it provides the knowledge you need to start trading options like a pro in no time. Chapterending quizzes and a final exam round out Options DeMYSTiFieD into a comprehensive self-teaching guide that allows you to learn at your own pace. This fast and easy guide has everything you need to: Protect your investments from market downturns--even those in your IRA or 401(k) Increase income from stocks you already own Multiply the leverage you have in the market to max out your profits Manage the risk of investing without decreasing profit potential Engage in more complex trading, such as covered calls, spreads, straddles, and hedges Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced trader, Options DeMYSTiFieD has what you need to build a solid foundation in options trading.
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Databases Demystified

Author: Andrew Oppel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071469605

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 6520

Through clear language, step-by-step discussions, and quizzes at the end of each chapter, the author makes databases easy. Quickly learn the core skills needed to design, configure, manage, and manipulate databases, whether at work or at home. Topics such as exploring different database models, planning their design, minimizing redundant data, designing tables, applying database design concepts, and implementing database security are covered. This is that fast, easy-to-understand tutorial that you’ve been looking for.
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Microeconomics Demystified

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Craig Depken

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071486743

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 8284

There’s no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects Microeconomics Demystified features a clear and easy-to-understand presentation of the concepts and principles of microeconomics, with generous applications and examples. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, this is a lively and entertaining brush-up, introductory text, or classroom supplement.
Posted in Business & Economics

Accounts Demystified ePub eBook

Author: Anthony Rice

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273744739

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 563

An astonishingly simple guide to the fundamental principles of accounting, written specifically for those without a financial background. Simple, easily absorbed and clearly explained, this book will guide you through all the major accounting concepts. You will learn how to master company accounts, understand balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and cash flow systems and how to analyse and monitor your company’s financial performance. This new edition is updated throughout to incorporate changes in accounting regulations and includes a new chapter on keeping personal accounts. Whether you manage a small company, are a trainee accountant, an entrepreneur, a business studies or MBA student, an investor on the stock market or a manager in a big corporation, you will not want to be without this definitive and user-friendly guide to the fundamental principles of accounting.
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